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Behind the black box and the one-day return to Zoom school

Perhaps we needed something of a break after two months back in person. Perhaps we did not want a reminder of those days when we wanted to break because the agony of the video call was becoming too much to bear. Regardless, the governor had made his decision — any school to be used for voting could go virtual on Election Day — and not only would the masks come off everyone’s faces, most of those faces would then disappear behind the cloak of the black box.

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Central Jersey’s Latest Scrumptious Sensations

Bored of eating the same home-cooked food every day? Tired of the same, nearly indistinguishable flavors that enter your mouth? Looking for something brand new, riveting, and explosive with every bite? The solution for all your problems are right here! The pandemic has forced most people to eat at home and prepare their own food, denying the daily indulgences of restaurants and takeout we used to do so often. The tireless routine of what to cook and what to eat has become, frankly, quite stagnant. Not to fear, however! The pandemic hasn’t stopped new restaurants, filled with scrumptious meals, from popping up all over town. Here are just a select few recently opened restaurants in the area!

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Why I Would Be Willing to Read The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo at Least Seven Times

When I first heard of Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo and learned that the book would follow the life of a glamorous fifties movie star, I was hesitant. My expectations were that it would follow a common stereotype of women with many husbands — that they all died a mysterious, tragic death, the cause “unknown.” To be honest, I thought it was a cliche. The reality of it, however, is far more tragic and bittersweet than I had initially expected it to be, and it has nothing to do with Evelyn Hugo’s seven husbands so much as it has to do with the tale of her and her greatest love.

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New and Improved: A Long List of Renovations for WW-P  

Anusha Bapat Opinion Editor Victoria Li Staff Writer Over the last few years, an increasing number of residential developments within the WW-P school district have been drafted, designed, and constructed. This influx of housing translates to an estimated 3,200+ students of all different ages flooding into the schools over the course of the coming years. The potential gain of 200-300 […]

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Behind the reopening of High School North

When this school year started on September 8, many students had not taken a class outside their house in five hundred forty-four days. However, after Governor Murphy ended the executive order allowing for remote learning, all of them would need to transition back into full-day, in-person classes.

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Welcoming the New Assistant Principal: Dr.Fay Kim

Ringing in the 2021-2022 school year, there’s a new face in administration at High School North: Dr. Fay Kim. Dr. Kim, who previously worked at Lawrence High School, is the new assistant principal at HSN. When asked how the first few weeks of school have been so far, Dr. Kim says, “The students and staff have been extremely welcoming and positive.”